Bob Beacham

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Bob Beacham has always had a fascination for all things mechanical and received an engineering degree from Aylesbury College in the UK. During his 35-year career, he has worked on everything from automotive components to oil rigs. On weekends you will often find him tinkering with a car or motorcycle. He’s also a DIY enthusiast, and with a great deal of help from his wife has completely renovated two derelict buildings, turning them into comfortable homes. He now splits his time between contract work and writing articles that share his practical experience. He may be the last person on earth who isn’t on Facebook, Twitter, or Linkedin.

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MAY 13, 2021 | THURSDAY
The Best Cordless Brad Nailers for Your Small Projects

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APRIL 28, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Back Saws for Precise Cuts

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APRIL 28, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Wood Routers for Beginners in the Workshop

A wood router is an indispensable tool both in the workshop and on the job site. The tools are powerful yet easy to manage, so they work equally well for functional and decorative woodwor...

APRIL 28, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Electric Tankless Water Heaters for Your Home

While traditional water heaters remain the best choice for some, tankless models save space and can help reduce your heating bill. If you’re considering going tankless, your first decisio...

APRIL 25, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Propane Tankless Water Heaters for Your Home

Hot water is a basic requirement, but the range of tank-based and tankless systems now available can make choosing the right water heater a real challenge. Though traditional water heater...

APRIL 21, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Outdoor Misting Fans to Stay Cool While Outdoors

When temperatures start to rise, one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to keep cool is with an electric fan. Floor fans and box fans can provide portable cooling solutions insid...

APRIL 19, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Concrete Garden Statues for Your Outdoor Spaces

For thousands of years, people from various parts of the world have used statuary to add focal points to gardens. In fact, many of today’s garden statues mimic designs first used by Roman...

APRIL 18, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Paint for Glass DIY Projects

Painting on glass can be hugely satisfying. Modern glass paints are easy to use and tremendously versatile. With a little imagination, all kinds of everyday glassware can be turned into u...

APRIL 13, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Carbon Steel Pans for Your Kitchen

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APRIL 13, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Rotary Cutters for Your DIY Projects

A high-quality store-bought quilt can bring beauty and comfort to any bedroom, but there’s something very special about one that has been handcrafted. Quilting is just one of many fabric ...